Paul Russell Gardner, 77, husband of Binkey Marsh Gardner, died Saturday, February 15, 2014 at his home.
Born in Kershaw, he was the son of the late Lawrence Lawson Gardner and the late Annie Viola Gaskins Gardner. Mr. Gardner served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Judy Boykin (Terry), Debbie Phillips (Danny), Kathy Hayes (Allen), Paula Gardner, and Susan Smith (Robbie); 11 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two sisters, Joyce McDonald (Marion), and Phyllis Benton (Jim); two special friends, Evan Hancock, and Bubba Green; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Redhill Baptist Church with the Rev. Homer Hinson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Allen Brown, Michael Brown, Shaw Bryson, Jr., Jeremy Tamayo, Alfred Ponce, and Evan Hancock.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Skeeter Hawkins, Keith Green, Stephen Moss, Spencer Gardner, Johnny Outlaw and Bubba green.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hancock-Elmore Funeral Home and other times at the home, 3424 Springhill Rd.
Memorials can be made to the Gardner Family Burial Fund, 3424 Springhill Rd., Dalzell, SC 29040
Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home of Bishopville is in charge of the arrangements.